Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 19:00:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.03 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||south||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.4"||957.29 mi||west||0° 06' 16.7"||7.20 mi||south||957.59 mi|
|24 hours||348° 24' 13.1"||764.83 mi||west||2° 54' 28.4"||199.96 mi||south||796.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Tue 7:00 AM||329 km||204 miles||178 nm|| NW|
|Majuro||Tue 7:00 AM||1174 km||730 miles||634 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Tue 6:00 AM||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Mon 8:00 AM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| NE|
|Tarawa||Tue 7:00 AM||1836 km||1141 miles||991 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Tue 7:00 AM||2019 km||1255 miles||1090 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Mon 7:00 AM||2482 km||1542 miles||1340 nm|| SE|
|Hagåtña||Tue 5:00 AM||2660 km||1653 miles||1436 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Tue 7:00 AM||3089 km||1920 miles||1668 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Tue 6:00 AM||3156 km||1961 miles||1704 nm|| SSW|
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